This is pretty cool. I'm sure I'd be able to get more out of it if I spoke French better. Ah well.
Somewhere in the maze of links they also have a photo of a watch from Revolutionary France, back when they tried to make everything be on a base ten system.
Also, a maki. Carly, if you thought that sloth was creepy, you may not want to watch this.
Also, this guy (Zdzisław Beksiński) is cool.